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supplier collaboration

As a sourcing or procurement manager, you may think there’s nothing new about supplier collaboration. Your chief procurement officer (CPO) most likely disagrees.Forward-thinking CPOs acknowledge the benefit of supplier partnerships. They not only value collaboration, but require a revolution in how their buying organization conducts its business and operations.

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sqm supplier quality management

This is the second post in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management also known as SQM. In the first post our long tme guest blogger, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain, gave us 5 core metrics to evaluate supplier performance using supplier quality management and a 4 step process to execute.

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carrier risk

Editor’s Note: This is the final blog post in the 3 part series of how to better spot supplier and carrier risk by Ben Goldwasser, Business Development at Spendrix, a a company who helps shippers determine which carriers operate best in certain regions, and conditions, allowing you to be more thorough.

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supplier risk management

Editor’s Note: We continue our collaborative blog series with Ben Goldwasser of Spendrix, a company who helps shippers determine which carriers operate best in certain regions, and conditions, allowing you to be more thorough. This post is the second in a series of “How to Spot Supplier Risk.

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supplier risk

Editor’s Note: This post is a continuation of an ongoing collaborative blog series with Spendrix, a company who was made for procurement teams of all sizes and we currently serve customers in Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Construction, Logistics, and the Food & Beverage industries. Spendrix is the easiest way for shippers to evaluate carriers on quality and risk factors.

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Sales and Operations Planning

Sales and operations planning (S&OP), sometimes known as aggregate planning, is a process where executive level management regularly meets and reviews projections for demand, supply and the resulting financial impact. S&OP is a decision making process that makes certain that tactical plans in every business area are in line with the overall view of the company’s business plan.